WOMEN’S HEALTH

What are the most important things a woman can do on her own to protect her health?

What are the most important medical screening tests for women and at what age should they have them?

What are the most important medical symptoms women should not ignore?

What are the most important nutrients women need?

What is the best source of nutrients for a busy woman — food or vitamin supplements?

How much exercise does a woman need for weight control?

If a woman is not overweight, does she still need to exercise? And if so, what benefits will she gain?

Is the birth control pill still considered safe? What about the extended pill — does it carry any extra health risks?

With all the advances in fertility treatments, how old is too old for a woman to try to get pregnant?

How often should a woman be tested for a sexually transmitted disease (STD) and what tests does she need?